Early Years Foundation Stage Profile 2018

The DFE have published the results for the 2018 Early Years Foundation Stage Profile.

The headlines are:

  • The percentage of children achieving a good level of development (GLD) continues to increase year-on-year: 71.5% in 2018 compared to 70.7% in 2017, and 51.7% in 2013.
  • The percentage of children achieving at least the expected level of development in all 17 early learning goals also continues to increase: 70.2% in 2018 compared to 69.0% in 2017 and 48.9% in 2013.
  • The gender gap is narrowing